Daily Archives: March 30, 2020

Mozambique: District Administrator Sentenced to Jail

Maputo — The district court in Murrupula, in the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, on Monday sentenced the district administrator, Crisanto Vicente, to a year’s imprisonment, converted into a fine, for abuse of his office. According to a report by the independent television station STV, Vicente was accused of granting a plot of land to

Mozambique: New Chairperson for Administrative Tribunal

Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday appointed Lucia do Amaral as the new chairperson of the Administrative Tribunal, the body that judges the legality of public expenditure. Amaral replaces Machatine Munguambe, who has been at the head of the Administrative Tribunal for the past decade. Amaral has held a variety of senior positions

Mozambique: Mozambican Business Calls for Cut in Interest Rate

Maputo — The Confederation of Mozambican Business Associations (CTA) has called for a sharp reduction in interest rates charged by the country’s banks, reports Monday’s issue of the independent newssheet “Carta de Mocambique”. In a study on the impact on Mozambican businesses of the respiratory disease Covid-19, the CTA calls for the Bank of Mozambique’s

Le COVID-19 pourrait être lourd de conséquences pour les populations sous-alimentées, malades et pauvres d’Afrique

La population relativement jeune du continent devrait constituer un facteur atténuant, mais les systèmes de santé limités, ainsi que l’incidence élevée de la malnutrition et de troubles tels que le VIH et la tuberculose, amplifieront son impact NAIROBI, Kenya, 30 mars 2020 /PRNewswire/ — L’impact de la pandémie du COVID-19 en Afrique sera probablement différent de ce […]